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  1. Bee Forum
    When my honey-producing hive collapsed this summer, I was able -- after the neighbor's bees robbed me -- to extract honey from the 1 frame left with any honey on it. I saw that there were some cells that were discolored -- brown/tan. What could've caused this? Vermin-related? I saw this after...
  2. Diseases and Pests
    Ugh! We have had a "colony"--clearly a cluster/swarm of black flies overtaking us! There's nothing dead for them to be attracted to, no exposed feeders, other food sources...they're just clustering near each of my hives (small apiary in Co) and multiplying so fast that I think it's wearing...
  3. Warre and other Compact Vertical Hives Forum
    I find that the information at www.thewarrestore.com is really detailed with respect to how Warré hives work. Also, the path to natural beekeeping...not putting things in the hive that the bees don't also bring...makes sense. The advice on the best way to manage hive pests has the incidental...
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